• My pregnancy must-haves (and what you don’t need to buy)

    One thing I have found since being pregnant is that it makes you a real …

  • Pregnancy in the time of Coronavirus

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  • Resources for calm, growth and self-reflection during isolation

    Right now, the current situation looks different for many people, with some people completely self-isolating (…

  • What makes a good life?

    One of the podcasts I particularly enjoy is The Good Life Unravelled by Elizabeth Dhokia.  …

  • Christmas snaps
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    Christmas snaps

    Just a few snaps now I am home with the parents and feeling very Christmassy.  Now that me and the other half have added out presents to the ones already under my parents’ tree there really are so many presents…

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    De-stressing
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    De-stressing

    Yesterday was my last day in the office until January the 4th.  I have to specify ‘not being in the office’ as the definition of being on my Christmas holidays as I actually am on call for a few days…

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    Bad blogger and snowy scenes
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    Bad blogger and snowy scenes

    I was a very bad blogger last week and managed a measly one post! To my new readers, let me assure you that I normally blog far more frequently than this!  Last week was a hell of a week –…

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    I bought a house
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    I bought a house

    My intention today was to blog about all of the lovely things I have found on Etsy lately; a sort of dream Etsy shopping list if you will, but I have some other exciting news that I wanted to share…

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    Owl versus shark
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    Owl versus shark

    After worrying that I would never develop any crafty talent in my last post, I had a few comments from people urging me to carry on trying and that practice would make perfect.  With this in mind I had a…

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